As the anticipation mounts ahead of the 24th Bond film’s release, the star reveals that sometimes the fame gets too much.
Daniel Craig has hinted that his fourth turn at James Bond in the upcoming film Spectre could be his last.
The British actor has finished filming Sam Mendes’ latest 007 adventure, which is due for release in November.
In an interview with Esquire magazine Craig admitted he had no idea if he will be returning again to play the troubled secret agent.
“I don’t know. I really don’t know. Honestly, I’m not trying to be coy. At the moment I can’t even conceive it.”
Craig, who is married to the actress Rachel Weisz, reveals that his life has changed since he first took on the role in Casino Royale in 2006.
The worldwide success of Skyfall in 2012 brought him huge fame and he can now “afford to live very comfortably”.
But he admits he would like a break from all of the attention: “The day I can walk into a pub and someone goes, ‘Oh, there’s Daniel Craig’ and then just leaves me alone, that’ll be great.”
The star also told the magazine that he has little in common with Bond and would be reluctant to spend much time with him.
He said he has tried to make the character less “sexist and misogynistic” than in previous films.
“The world has changed,” he said.
Craig added that it is a “delicate balance” to keep the allure and glamour of Bond but also make the films modern so he does not “seem like a dinosaur”.
While the audiences can judge whether he has achieved this, the actor said he is proud of his work.
“I’ve done my best.”
Spectre is released on 6 November and also stars Christoph Waltz, Monica Bellucci and Lea Seydoux.
Source: SKY NEWS